Fruitful Harvest #1

                                                                                           

   photo-2Although the apple harvest has been a bit dismal this year, we have a bumper crop of figs. For the first time, we’re experimenting with preserving the figs, so have started the process off with making a syrup fortified with cinnamon, star anise, and allspice in the hope we’ll end up with a dish similar to one we sampled in Ravenna some years ago. Here goes…